[LEAPSECS] a modest proposal

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Feb 11 02:32:25 EST 2008

In message <003301c86c53$90e85610$b2b90230$@com>, "christopher hoover" writes:


>>>One way would to get the spec written into a major US gov't procurement


>>>as a requirement.


>> Yes, that will give you a proof of concept implementation.


>I wonder if I haven't explained myself well.

I think you didn't understand Warners point: Getting the software
written is the least part of the trouble, as OSI showed, getting
people to use it is far harder.

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